Journalists’ contribution to raising awareness about crucial national dialogue welcomed

Minister of Communication and Government spokesman Hassan Rabehi said Tuesday in Algiers that the journalists from the public and private sectors have contributed to raising awareness about the importance of national dialogue and the organization “as soon as possible" of a "democratic" presidential election, in the country's supreme interest.

“By highlighting its many virtues, journalists from the public and private sectors have "contributed to emphasize the importance of a democratic presidential election in the supreme interest of the country, and national dialogue," said Rabehi who chaired the installation of the jury of the President of the Republic Prize of the professional journalist.

In such a "sensitive" situation, media organizations have, as usual, accomplished their national duty by providing media coverage of national events, the minister said.

The President of the Republic Prize of the professional journalist is a national high-level contest which will reaffirm the "constant" commitment of Algerian journalists to the national questions, concluded the minister.